A loan of $600 helped to buy manure, insecticides to avoid plagues and sicknesses, and balanced feed for the animals.


Enrique Marino's story

Enrique, 43, is married with two children. He lives with his wife and children in the Zapotal Nuevo neighborhood, in the Ventanas Canton, Los Rios Province. He belongs to the Los Amigos communal bank, which is located in the Zapotal Nuevo neighborhood, in the Ventanas Canton. The members of this communal bank work farming and ranching.
Enrique works in agriculture, planting corn and raising animals like chickens and ducks. With the loan, he will be able to buy supplies like manure, insecticide to avoid plagues and diseases, and balanced feed for the animals. He makes these purchases in the city of Ventanas. His dream is to buy land. In his free time, he likes to go for walks with his family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Caitlin Jones



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